Comparing the DNA Testing Services


Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
United States

Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 6:00pm

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DNA is one of the hottest topics today. So many different testing plans, which one is the best? How are they the same and how are they different? What can you do with the results of each one of these tests? Richard Reid has tried them all. The most important question is this: "What are you trying to learn or do with the results?" Using his own family research Richard will show you how you can link the past to today. 

The presentation will include:

  • 23 and Me
  • AncestryDNA
  • FamilyTreeDNA,
  • Living DNA
  • MyHeritage DNA.

    Richard Reid is the director of Friends of Irish Research which is based in Brockton, MA. The Friends provide training seminars, host a website full of research resources and provide consultations in the Brockton facility or via email. Richard has worked in the computer industry and taught in high schools, trade schools and colleges for over 30 years. He has co-authored four computer books, and established several computer training centers in New England. He is an active member of MSOG, MGC, APG, NEAPG, PCGI, and the Cape Breton Genealogical and Historical Association. In addition to the computer and genealogical work, Richard also pastors a Baptist Church in Brockton.